For women, it is important to limit caffeine consumption because it can damage health.

  27 April 2024 08:00 - In everyday life, many women consume drinks containing caffeine to increase energy and not get sleepy easily, especially in the middle of work. Drinks such as coffee, tea and energy drinks are popular choices. However, excessive caffeine consumption can cause side effects that are dangerous to health.

The most common side effects of excessive caffeine consumption in women are increased risk of miscarriage, sleep disturbances, increased heart rate, and increased blood pressure. What's more, high caffeine consumption can also disrupt the hormonal balance in a woman's body. Therefore, it is important for women to limit their caffeine intake .

According to experts, the safe daily limit for caffeine consumption is about 400 milligrams, equivalent to about four cups of coffee. Additionally, women who are pregnant or breastfeeding are advised to further limit their caffeine consumption. Healthy alternatives to reduce caffeine consumption include drinking more water, choosing decaffeinated herbal teas, or other low-caffeine beverages.

Incorporating other healthy living habits such as regular exercise and a balanced diet can also help reduce the need for caffeine to maintain energy throughout the day. By taking these steps, women can avoid the dangerous side effects of excessive caffeine consumption and take better care of their health .

Here, has reported on the side effects of caffeine for women which tend to be dangerous and should be avoided from various sources, Saturday (27/4).

1. Dependency.

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Dependence on caffeine is formed when you start to feel the side effects of it which are considered beneficial. Behind it all, it turns out that the comfort and habit of caffeine makes you dependent without realizing it. These side effects can endanger women's health.

Consuming drinks containing caffeine every day means exposing yourself to psychoactive and addictive substances. The dependency you will experience will have a psychological and physical impact. A dangerous condition that can be felt is that you have to consume caffeine to stay awake and need to focus. In fact, this happens because your body is continuously under the influence of addictive substances.

It is important to consume caffeine wisely and recognize your limits. If you feel dependent on caffeine or experience adverse side effects, you can usually get headaches due to not consuming it for a certain period of time. It's better if you start limiting it before the side effects become more dangerous to your health.

2. Disturbed sleep patterns.

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The side effects of caffeine will help you stay awake. In fact, each person has a certain limit to being able to process caffeine within themselves. You can deliberately consume it to stay awake, but you can't control how long you can't sleep. Consuming too much caffeine will delay bedtime, thereby damaging sleep quality.

Not only that, even when you fall asleep caffeine reacts to your body. When you fall asleep your body will recover both physically and mentally. Caffeine consumption exceeds reasonable limits, preventing the body from maximizing recovery. The impact is, when you have to start filling your time productively, your body still feels tired. This makes your sleep pattern irregular.

Another side effect of coffee is that it makes it difficult to sleep. This sleep disorder occurs because caffeine interferes with the work of the antidiuretic hormone (ADH) in the body. Under normal conditions, ADH is responsible for controlling the amount of water that is reabsorbed into the blood through the kidneys. When you consume caffeine, this substance affects the kidneys to increase urine production.

3. Causes digestive problems.

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Side effects of caffeine can stimulate stomach acid production. Caffeine can also increase intestinal muscle contractions which can cause bloating, gas, and even diarrhea in some individuals. In women who have high digestive sensitivity, caffeine consumption can worsen symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, and other digestive disorders.

4. Risk of heart disease.

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Caffeine can increase blood pressure and heart rate, especially if consumed in large amounts or if a person has a sensitivity to caffeine. Increased blood pressure and heart rate can increase the risk of hypertension and arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), which are major risk factors for heart disease.

Apart from that, caffeine can also affect cholesterol levels in the blood. Caffeine can increase levels of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and triglycerides which are risk factors for heart disease. Therefore, women who are at risk of heart disease should limit caffeine consumption and choose healthier caffeine sources, such as coffee without added sugar or green tea, and combine it with other healthy lifestyles, such as a balanced diet and regular exercise.

5. Increases levels of anxiety and restlessness.

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Caffeine can increase the production of stress hormones, such as cortisol and epinephrine, which can increase the body's response to stress and cause feelings of restlessness. Women who are predisposed to anxiety disorders may be more susceptible to these effects. In addition, caffeine can also disrupt sleep, thereby increasing irritability and making a person more susceptible to anxiety.

Therefore, women who feel prone to anxiety should pay attention to caffeine consumption and limit caffeine intake to help reduce anxiety symptoms. Combining these strategies with other stress management techniques and a healthy lifestyle can help reduce the negative impact of caffeine on anxiety.

6. Causes damage to body tissue.

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Your body always flows absorption through the blood. The food and drinks you consume will have side effects in the distribution process. Substances that have the potential to interfere with the performance of hormones are more dangerous, especially if consumed in excessive doses. In some cases caffeine can damage body tissue.

Reporting from, cases of women experiencing nausea, vomiting and dark urine after consuming coffee were found. After checking his condition, it turned out he was experiencing Rhabdomyolysis, which is a condition where damaged muscle fibers enter the bloodstream. In severe conditions, this can cause kidney failure or other problems.

7. Disorders of reproduction.

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Caffeine can affect reproductive hormones, such as estrogen which can impact the menstrual cycle. Women who consume large amounts of caffeine may have a higher risk of menstrual irregularities. Apart from that, caffeine can also affect women's fertility.

Several studies have shown that excessive caffeine consumption can reduce the chances of pregnancy, both through its effect on reproductive hormones and through its effect on hormonal balance in the body. Women who are trying to get pregnant should pay attention to their caffeine consumption and should limit their caffeine intake to increase their chances of getting pregnant.

(Mgg/Robiul Adil Robani)